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Gay rights in Russia

Doesn’t a truly effective fight for LGBT rights in Russia need to be led by Russians?

California prisons

With Governor Jerry Brown taking a hardline position, strikers must turn to the courts, public opinion or the legislature.

MLK in Memphis

Dr. King’s words in a world awash with surveillance. 

MLK in DC

Fifty years after the March on Washington, Dr. King’s most famous speech, like his own political legacy, is widely misunderstood.

MLK Mural

On city walls across the country, muralists and street artists depict him as a statesman, visionary, hero and martyr.

March on Washington

Fifty years after King’s historic march, the struggle for racial justice faces unprecedented challenges.

Trayvon Martin rally

How long are we supposed to remain calm when the laws we are called on to respect are an open assault on our humanity?

Moral Mondays

An inspiring grassroots movement is fighting back against the GOP’s outrageous budget cuts and attacks on democracy.

Blogs

What does it mean to be a member of the "International Student Movement"?

February 8, 2013

This week, Nation interns tackle media bias. What is "sharia" law? What's missing in common debates about "labor"? How do white male tech writers feed the Silicon Valley myth of meritocracy?

February 8, 2013

A trip to Philadelphia, Mississippi, forced me to confront how far I’d go for someone else.

February 7, 2013

To send labor supporters into their final week of preparing for One Billion Rising, United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard recorded this special video message.

February 6, 2013

The House held its first immigration hearing of the year—and undocumented youth claimed their space there. 

February 6, 2013

As we mark the fortieth anniversary of Roe v. Wade, how far have we come? And how far do we have to go?

February 6, 2013

A great way to celebrate Black History Month would be to support the work of these groups.

February 4, 2013

In the wake of Newtown, students are upping the fight against racial injustice in school discipline.

February 4, 2013

This week, students host convergences, boycott standardized tests and chain themselves to a potted tree. Can need-blind admissions be saved at Wesleyan? After Adios Arpaio, what's next for Arizona?

February 1, 2013

Does the national debate over immigration reform augur a more just sytem? Ask immigrants themselves. 

January 30, 2013